Jason D. Vodicka is a DMA candidate in conducting at the University of Georgia. A student of Daniel Bara, he is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Graduate Fellowship for research. For nine years, Mr. Vodicka was one of three choral directors at Pennsbury High School in lower Bucks County, PA where he conducted three choirs and oversaw the school's musical theater program. A veteran of the professional theater, his 2008 production of Little Shop of Horrors was presented at the International Thespian Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mr. Vodicka holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Westminster Choir College where he studied music education with Frank Abrahams, conducting with James Jordan, and voice with Scott McCoy. He was a member of the Westminster Choir under Joseph Flummerfelt and served as principal accompanist for the Westminster Chapel Choir and Schola Cantorum. Mr. Vodicka has been a member of the Westminster Summer Session faculty for the past seven years and will teach this year at the Choral Pedagogy Institute and at the High School and Middle School Music Theater Workshops. In August he begins his first semester as an Assistant Professor of Music Education at Susquehanna University where he will teach courses in music education and conduct the University Chorale.